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In eastern Ukraine, the mob rules - Reuters | Germany Turns Against the West on Russia | Mr. Sinn, why don't you go and fly a kite?! And zis iz to put it very mildly... - Hans-Werner Sinn: Why We Should Give Putin a Chance 05/05/14 16:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

Russian President Vladimir Putin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in September 2013 at the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.   Getty Images (He warms her up...) In eastern Ukraine, the mob rules BY MATT ROBINSON DONETSK, Ukraine   Mon May 5, 2014 5:17am EDT 5 COMMENTS in Share 2 Share this Email Print Pro-Russia protesters burn a Ukranian flag outside the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 4, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA RELATED TOPICS World » (Reuters) - His mistake was to run from the advancing mob, and that was enough for the men and women carrying clubs, knives and swords through Donetsk's Lenin district. They set upon him. Beaten and bloodied, the unidentified man was saved, in a manner, by militiamen who dragged him through the crowd under metal shields, bundled him into the back of a car and drove him off at speed to an unknown fate. No